The Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ 1982 Season

Season Summary

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1982 Full Schedule/Results

Team Roster and Stats

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1982 Record
GP W L T PTS PF PA Streak L6
Pre-season 4 3 1 0 6 81 43 L1 3-1-0
Regular Season 16 11 5 0 22 444 352 L2 4-2-0
    Home 8 5 3 0 10 198 192 L1 4-2-0
    Visitor 8 6 2 0 12 246 160 L1 4-2-0
   Divisional opponent 8 6 2 0 12 220 167 L1 4-2-0
   Non-divisional opponent 8 5 3 0 10 224 185 L1 4-2-0

Full 1982 League Standings

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1982 Opponent Appearances

Opponent Opp. Win %
Divisional 0.563 2-2-0 (4) 4-0-0 (4)
Non-Divisional 0.391 3-1-0 (4) 2-2-0 (4)
BC Lions (2) 0.563
Calgary Stampeders (2) 0.594
Edmonton Eskimos (2) 0.688
Saskatchewan Roughriders (2) 0.406
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (2) 0.531
Ottawa Rough Riders (2) 0.313
Toronto Argonauts (2) 0.594
Montreal Concordes (2) 0.125

Coaches

Head Coach

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Assistant Coaches
  • Bob Vespaziani – Assistant Offensive Coordinator
  • Ellis Rainsberger – Offensive line
  • Leo McKillip – Defensive Coordinator
  • Gene Stauber – Defensive line

1982 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Attendance

  • Capacity: 32,946
  • Total: 214,569
  • High: 32,946
  • Avg: 26,821 (8 out of 8 games)
  • Diff from 1981 Avg: -474
  • Low: 18,748
  • Sellouts: 1
  • % of Capacity: 81.41
  • Diff from League Avg: -2,557

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Team Scoring

19821981 +/-
Average Combined Score 49.75 1.25 -
Average Winning Score 31.09 7.91 -
Average Losing Score 20.40 2.80 +
Average Home Score 24.75 13.75 -
Average Visitor Score 30.75 4.63 +
Average Margin of Victory 12.36 11.82 -
Average Margin of Loss 8.80 0.80 -

Stadium

  • 1982 home stadium: Winnipeg Stadium
  • Capacity: 32,946
  • Playing surface: Natural Grass
  • Previous stadium change: 1981 – Expansion

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Regular Season Scoring Summary by Quarter

1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
HVT HVT HVT HVT H (PPG)V (PPG)T (PPG)
Winnipeg 6070130 49113162 373471 522981 198 (24.8)246 (30.8)444 (27.8)
Opponent 144155 543387 324779 9239131 160 (20.0)192 (24.0)352 (22.0)

Lead/Trailed Record by Quarter

Home Visitor Total
Quarter Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record) Lead (Record) Tied (Record) Trailed (Record)
After 1st 6 (5-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (1-2-0) 11 (10-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (1-4-0)
After 2nd 6 (5-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 7 (6-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 13 (11-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0)
After 3rd 7 (5-2-0) 0 (0-0-0) 1 (0-1-0) 6 (5-1-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (1-1-0) 13 (10-3-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (1-2-0)
After 4th 5 (5-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 3 (0-3-0) 6 (6-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 2 (0-2-0) 11 (11-0-0) 0 (0-0-0) 5 (0-5-0)

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1982 Stars of the Week

Offensive Star

  • 1 – Eugene Goodlow
  • 1 – William Miller
  • Defensive Star

    • 1 – Leo Ezerins

Lineman Star

  • 2 – Pete Catan

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1982 Player Awards and Nominations

1982 Most Outstanding
  • Player — Dieter Brock (Team Nominee)
  • Defensive Player — Paul Bennett (Team Nominee)
  • Offensive Lineman — John Bonk (Team Nominee)
  • Canadian Player — Rick House (Division Finalist)
  • Rookie — Milson Jones (Team Nominee)

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1982 Draft Picks

Round–Pick
(Overall)
[Via]Player (Position)College/Program
3–6 (24) Dan Bowes (DE) McMaster
4–6 (33) Darrin Boivin (DL) Manitoba
5–6 (42) Sam Papaconstantinou (LB) Toronto
6–6 (51) Mitch Kiesman (DE) Manitoba

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 1982 All-Star Selections

6 All-Canadian Selections
RB William Miller
C John Bonk
T Bobby Thompson
DT John Helton
DE Pete Catan
DHB Vince Phason
9 All-Division Selections
QB Dieter Brock
RB William Miller
C John Bonk
G Nick Bastaja
T Bobby Thompson
DT John Helton
DE Pete Catan
DHB Vince Phason
S Paul Bennett

* – indicates unanimous selection

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Week Game Details (EDT
A 1
Wed. June 9
CGY 0 @ WPG 22 W 19,214
B 7
Wed. June 16
BC 11 @ WPG 25 W 19,613
C 14
Sun. June 27
3:30 PM
WPG 25 @ SSK 16 W 24,326
D 18
Fri. July 2
WPG 9 @ EDM 16 L 25,000
1 20
Fri. July 9
9:00 PM
SSK 21 @ WPG 31 W 28,342 CTV
2 23
Fri. July 16
9:00 PM
WPG 36 @ MTL 0 W 14,700 CTV
3 28
Sat. July 24
8:00 PM
HAM 36 @ WPG 25 L 27,919 CBC
4 34
Sun. Aug. 1
4:00 PM
WPG 32 @ EDM 26 W 57,596 CTV
5 38
Sun. Aug. 8
4:00 PM
BC 16 @ WPG 29 W 32,946 CTV
7 44
Fri. Aug. 20
9:30 PM
WPG 35 @ CGY 4 W 34,951 CTV
8 48
Sat. Aug. 28
9:00 PM
OTT 20 @ WPG 27 W 25,904 CBC
9 52
Sun. Sept. 5
3:30 PM
WPG 36 @ SSK 35 W 30,621 CBC
10 56
Sat. Sept. 11
9:00 PM
CGY 15 @ WPG 11 L 30,119 CBC
11 60
Sat. Sept. 18
1:30 PM
WPG 28 @ OTT 38 L 17,227 CBC
12 64
Sat. Sept. 25
9:00 PM
MTL 16 @ WPG 19 W 24,462 CBC
13 68
Sat. Oct. 2
11:00 PM
WPG 29 @ BC 17 W 31,867 CBC
14 74
Mon. Oct. 11
4:00 PM
TOR 35 @ WPG 39 W 26,129 CBC
15 77
Sun. Oct. 17
1:30 PM
WPG 29 @ TOR 16 W 42,840 CBC
16 80
Sat. Oct. 23
4:00 PM
EDM 33 @ WPG 17 L 18,748 CTV
18 89
Sun. Nov. 7
1:30 PM
WPG 21 @ HAM 24 L 18,182 CBC
P1 92
Sun. Nov. 14
4:00 PM
CGY 3 @ WPG 24 W 20,894 CBC
P2 94
Sun. Nov. 21
4:15 PM
WPG 21 @ EDM 24 L 51,111 CTV